Liberal & Obama Supporter Attorney Jonathan Turley Says Expansion of Barack Obama’s Presidential Powers Threatens Liberty
WOW, IF THIS DOES NOT WAKE PEOPLE UP, NOTHING WILL … LIB ATTY AND OBAMA SUPPORTER BLASTS OBAMA’S ACTIONS
Last night on ‘The Kelly Files,’ Jonathan Turley, a liberal Constitutional attorney and Obama supporter said a mouthful last night with regards to the imperial president, Barack Obama’s “unilateral” and Unconstitutional actions. Turley stated, “I’m afraid this is beginning to border on a cult of personality for people on the left” and Well, you know, a system in which a single individual is allowed to rewrite legislation or ignore legislation is a system that borders on authoritarianism.”
This is a must watch interview and remember, this is coming from a lib. Turley is basically describing … “TYRANNY”.
KELLY: Let me ask you about this because in that soundbite we played before we went to commercial, you said the framers would be horrified because everything they did was to create balance between the branches of government and we’ve lost that.
TURLEY: Well, I’m afraid it’s quite serious because the framers created a system that was designed to avoid one principle thing, the concentration of power in any one branch. Because that balancing between these branches in this fixed orbit is what not only gives stability to our system but it protects us against authoritarian power, it protects civil liberties from abuse.
And what we’ve been seeing is the shift of gravity within that system in a very dangerous way that makes it unstable, and I think that’s what the president is doing. I think that we’ve become a nation of enablers. We are turning a blind eye to a fundamental change in our system. I think many people will come to loathe that they remained silent during this period.
KELLY: We heard a lot of objections when President Bush expanded the powers of the presidency from the left and from the media. They haven’t been raising the same objections now that we have a Democrat in The White House. And you say they do so at their own peril.
TURLEY: I’m afraid this is beginning to border on a cult of personality for people on the left. I happen to agree with many of President Obama’s policies, but in our system it is often as important how you do something as what you do.
And I think that many people will look back at this period in history and see nothing but confusion as to why people remained so silent when the president asserted these types of unilateral actions. You have a president who is claiming the right to basically rewrite or ignore or negate federal laws. That is a dangerous thing. It has nothing to do with the policies; it has to do with politics.
KELLY: Why is it so dangerous? What’ so bad that will come of this?
TURLEY: Well, you know, a system in which a single individual is allowed to rewrite legislation or ignore legislation is a system that borders on authoritarianism. I don’t believe that we are that system yet. But we cannot ignore that we’re beginning to ignore a system that is a pretense of democracy if a president is allowed to take a law and just simply say, ‘I’m going to ignore this,’ or, ‘I’m going to shift funds that weren’t appropriated by Congress into this area.’
The president’s State of the Union indicated this type of unilateralism that he has adopted as a policy. Now, many people view that as somehow empowering. In my view, it’s dangerous, that is what he is suggesting is to essentially put our system off line. This is not the first time that convenience has become the enemy of principle. But we’ve never seen it to this extent.
KELLY: What is supposed to be done about it? You know, I know in your testimony before Congress you cited Ben Franklin who believed that the other branches would work in their own self interest to try to reign in a president who got drunk on his own power, or however you want to put it. You know, Congress doesn’t have — they can withdrawal money, they can move to impeach, they can file lawsuits –which they’ve done — I mean, what are they supposed to do?
TURLEY: Part of the problem really rests with the federal courts. For the last two decades, federal courts have been engaged in a policy of avoidance. They are not getting involved when the executive branch exceeds its powers, they’re just leaving it up to the branches. And often they say Congress has the power of the purse, Congress can simply restrict funds.
But one of the complaints against President Obama is that very clearly dedicated funds in areas like healthcare, have been just shifted by the White House unilaterally to different areas. And the courts have adopted this avoidance policy.
I am astonished by the degree of passivity in Congress, particularly by Democrats. You know, I first came to Congress when I was a young page and there were people that fiercely believed in the institution. It didn’t matter what party held the White House. But what we’re seeing now is the usurpation of authority that’s unprecedented in this country.
Movie ’2016′: Anti – Barack Obama Movie Stuns Hollywood For #3 at Box Office … Maybe Those on The Fence & Still Undecided Might Want to Take a Look See
“Obama has a dream, the dreams of his father. The sins of colonialism be set right, and America be down-sized … America has a dream from Our Founding Fathers, that together we must perfect Liberty and America must grow so that Liberty grows. Which dream will we carry into 2016?”
So you thought “Hope and Change” was a good thing in 2008? There is a saying, don’t ask for things they might come true. One might want to ask and understand what the change actually is that an individual espouses and believes before they vote for it. If the election of Obama in 2008 does one thing, it should make people think twice before they vote with their emotions. What this movie does is what the liberal corrupt media complex failed to do in 2008 … vet Barack Obama and introduce The One to the American people with facts from Obama’s past. Something the MSM refused and continues to refuse to do today.
2016, the documentary on Barack Obama is a huge hit and has stunned Hollywood. Visit the 2016 movie website, ‘Love Him, Hate Him, You Don’t Know Him’. What is amazing is that the film is playing at 1/3 fewer theaters across North American than other films.
About 2016: Obama’s America
2016 Obama’s America takes audiences on a gripping visual journey into the heart of the world’s most powerful office to reveal the struggle of whether one man’s past will redefine America over the next four years. The film examines the question, “If Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?”
Across the globe and in America, people in 2008 hungered for a leader who would unite and lift us from economic turmoil and war. True to America’s ideals, they invested their hope in a new kind of president, Barack Obama. What they didn’t know is that Obama is a man with a past, and in powerful ways that past defines him–who he is, how he thinks, and where he intends to take America and the world.
Immersed in exotic locales across four continents, best selling author Dinesh D’Souza races against time to find answers to Obama’s past and reveal where America will be in 2016. During this journey he discovers how Hope and Change became radically misunderstood, and identifies new flashpoints for hot wars in mankind’s greatest struggle. The journey moves quickly over the arc of the old colonial empires, into America’s empire of liberty, and we see the unfolding realignment of nations and the shape of the global future.
Emotionally engaging, 2016 Obama’s America will make you confounded and cheer as you discover the mysteries and answers to your greatest aspirations and worst fears.
Love him or hate him, you don’t know him.
2016: Movie trailer … which dream will go forward in America in 2016, that of Obama or Our Founding Fathers?
FRIDAY PM/SATURDAY AM, 2ND UPDATE: Because of Friday’s very weak box office, there won’t be any clarity behind the Top 10 film rankings until Saturday morning. As predicted Millenium/Lionsgate’s The Expendables 2 will finish in first place Friday and this weekend. It’s followed by Universal’s The Bourne Legacy in second place and the Rocky Mountain Pictures’ documentary 2016 Obama’s America in third place after starting out Friday #1. That’s stunning because it’s playing in a 1/3 less theaters across North American than the other wide release actioners.
Rush Limbaugh Says, President Barack Obama “hates this country,” They are “people with miserable, meaningless lives” and “people who don’t count.”
Rush Limbaugh says, President Barack Obama hates America. Limbaugh’s analysis come from Barack Obama’s Friday Roanoke, VA speech where Obama said, “If you’ve got a business … you didn’t build that.Somebody else made that happen.” This a a must listen to analysis from Rush as Obama’s socialist, government control socialism is becoming more and more obvious during every speech.
From The Politico: [Editors note: Too bad the libs at the Politico fabricated the actual words of Rush Limbaugh. Listen to the full audio above to what Rush really said. The meaningless, miserable people Rush was referring to was Obama and his political reelect minions.]
President Barack Obama “hates this country,” and his philosophy appeals to “people with miserable, meaningless lives” and “people who don’t count,” Rush Limbaugh said Monday.
“I think it can now be said, without equivocation — without equivocation — that this man hates this country,” the conservative radio host said. “He is trying, Barack Obama is trying, to dismantle, brick-by-brick, the American dream. There’s no other way to put this. There’s no other way to explain this.”
From Rush Limbaugh.com:
There’s no other way to put this.
There’s no other way to explain this.
He was indoctrinated as a child. His father was a communist. His mother was a leftist. He was sent to prep and Ivy League schools where his contempt for the country was reinforced. He moved to Chicago. It was the home of the radical-left movement. He hooks up to Ayers and Dohrn and Rashid Khalidi. He learns the ruthlessness of Cook County politics. This is what we have as a president: A radical ideologue, a ruthless politician who despises the country and the way it was founded and the way in which it became great.
He hates it.
And what do we get from the radicals in the White House? Obama’s top political adviser David Axelrod demands Mitt Romney denounce Rush Limbaugh for saying Obama “Hates This Country.” Isn’t this rich, coming from the people who refuse to apologize for calling Romney a felon. Hey Axelrod, go take a flying leap. In Obama in Wonderland its perfectly ok for Obama political operatives to call another a felon, even though they don;t believe one word of it, but its evil fro a private citizen to question Obama. It truly has become an “Obamaination” under this president.
“FORWARD”, That’s it? That’s President Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign slogan? What a far cry from “Hope & Change”. Then again, we all know how that worked out for America.
So why “FORWARD” as the reelection campaign slogan? I guess it should come as a surprise to no one that the slogan “FORWARD” is a word with a long and rich association with European Marxism. Go figure. The Obama reelection team had pondered long and hard to come up with a slogan for 2012 so who honestly thinks that it is a coincidence that they came up with one that has ties to socialist and Marxist roots? Pretty much no one with a clue.
The Obama campaign apparently didn’t look backwards into history when selecting its new campaign slogan, “Forward” — a word with a long and rich association with European Marxism.
Many Communist and radical publications and entities throughout the 19th and 20th centuries had the name “Forward!” or its foreign cognates. Wikipedia has an entire section called “Forward (generic name of socialist publications).”
“The name Forward carries a special meaning in socialist political terminology. It has been frequently used as a name for socialist, communist and other left-wing newspapers and publications,” the online encyclopedia explains.
The slogan “Forward!” reflected the conviction of European Marxists and radicals that their movements reflected the march of history, which would move forward past capitalism and into socialism and communism.
More from Breitbart.com … When it comes to barack Obama, same as it ever was.
The Obama campaign’s new re-election slogan for 2012 is “Forward.” It’s related to MSNBC’s “Lean Forward,” and, of course, to Mao Zedong’s “Great Leap Forward,” which had the opposite result.
The seven-minute video accompanying the release of the new slogan revisits the familiar argument that Barack Obama inherited a mess–and that he is responsible for signs of progress in the economy. We can go forward–or give up all of that progress (such as it is) by putting a Republican back in the White House.
Much, much more at The Gateway Pundit.